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G4S (Group 4 Securicor) is an integrated security company providing security services and solutions. It offers security solutions, cash solutions, consulting services, and care and justice services.
TypePublic
Founded1901
HQLondon, GB
Websiteg4s.com
Employee Ratings3.2
Overall CultureF

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)533,000(-4%)
Job Openings2,160
Revenue (FY, 2019)£7.8 B(+4%)
Share Price (Apr 2021)£2.5
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at G4S

Mohamed bin Aboud Al-Amoudi

Mohamed bin Aboud Al-Amoudi

Chairman
Joe Sofra

Joe Sofra

Managing Director
Teresa Kasperbauer Sakazaki

Teresa Kasperbauer Sakazaki

Country managing & Sales Director, Marians
Peter Panaritis

Peter Panaritis

Chief Executive Officer
Tim Brandt

Tim Brandt

Director
Ashley Almanza

Ashley Almanza

EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN, ALLIED UNIVERSAL International
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G4S Office Locations

G4S has offices in London, Belfast, Sutton, Albany and in 245 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
Southside, 105, Victoria St, Westminster
Belfast, GB
Antrim 9LN, 12 Heron View
Sutton, GB
Sutton Park House, 15 Carshalton Rd
Luanda, AO
Rua Direita da Samba, Casa nº 53, Corimba – Distrito Urbano da Samba
Buenos Aires, AR
Timoteo Gordillo 5697
Comodoro Rivadavia, AR
Ameghino 857
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G4S Financials and Metrics

G4S Revenue

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G4S's revenue was reported to be £7.76 b in FY, 2019 which is a 3.3% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

7.8b

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

3.3%

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

1.3b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

17.3%

Net income (FY, 2019)

(80.0m)

EBIT (FY, 2019)

145.0m

Market capitalization (30-Apr-2021)

3.8b

Closing stock price (30-Apr-2021)

2.5

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

745.0m

EV

6.0b
G4S's current market capitalization is £3.8 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

7.8b7.5b7.8b

Revenue growth, %

3%(4%)3%

Cost of goods sold

6.4b6.2b6.4b

Gross profit

1.4b1.3b1.3b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

3.7b3.6b3.7b

EBIT

235.0m212.0m234.0m

EBIT margin, %

6%6%6%

Interest expense

54.0m54.0m59.0m
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

902.0m1.0b745.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.1b1.1b948.0m

Prepaid Expenses

64.0m64.0m49.0m

Inventories

104.0m113.0m109.0m
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

252.0m90.0m(80.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

136.0m117.0m232.0m

Inventories

1.0m(10.0m)(8.0m)

Accounts Payable

41.0m(30.0m)22.0m
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G4S Operating Metrics

G4S's Customers was reported to be 150 k in FY, 2017. G4S's Connections was reported to be 500 k in FY, 2019.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Annual Contract Value

£5.5 b£5.7 b£6.8 b£2.5 b£2.4 b£2.5 b

Connections

500 k

Countries

8590909090

Customers

150 k
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G4S Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Guidance MonitoringApril 27, 2011
The Cotswold GroupApril 08, 2011£10 m
Plantech Engenharia e SistemasAugust 01, 2010
Instalarme Soluções EletrônicasJanuary 08, 2010£17.1 m
SSE Do Brasil LtdaJanuary 08, 2010
GHS NSSCJanuary 06, 2010
Hill & AssociatesNovember 30, 2009
All Star InternationalNovember 23, 2009
AdestaNovember 17, 2009
Sunshine Youth ServicesApril 16, 2009
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G4S Revenue Breakdown

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G4S revenue breakdown by business segment: 14.2% from Cash Solutions, 5.5% from Africa (Secure Solutions), 33.4% from Europe & Middle East (Secure Solutions), 12.1% from Asia (Secure Solutions) and 34.8% from Americas (Secure Solutions)

Human Capital Metrics

Source: www.g4s.com
G4S's employees are reported to be approximately 15% female and 85% male.
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G4S Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

68/100

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G4S Online and Social Media Presence

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G4S Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    F

    31/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    30/100

  • Compensation

    F

    10/100

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G4S News and Updates

G4S International Finance plc announces results of tender offers and proposals for, and early redemption of Notes due 2023, Notes due 2024 and Notes due 2025

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT RELATES TO THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION THAT QUALIFIED OR MAY HAVE QUALIFIED AS INSIDE INFORMATION WITHIN THE MEANING OF ARTICLE 7(1) OF THE MARKET ABUSE REGULATION (REGULATION (EU) NO. 596/2014, AS AMENDED), AS IT FORMS PART OF DOMESTIC LAW BY VIRTUE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (WITHDR…

OneBanks taps G4S for cash and bill payment services at shared branch kiosks

Shared bank branch venture OneBanks has contracted with G4S to enable banking customers to pay bills, deposit and withdraw notes and coins at its pop up kiosks, currently being trialled in the UK

G4S International Finance plc - Notice of Separate Meetings of the Holders of Outstanding Series of its Notes

THIS NOTICE IS IMPORTANT AND REQUIRES THE IMMEDIATE ATTENTION OF NOTEHOLDERS. IF ANY NOTEHOLDER IS IN ANY DOUBT AS TO THE ACTION IT SHOULD TAKE, IT SHOULD SEEK ITS OWN FINANCIAL AND LEGAL ADVICE, INCLUDING AS TO ANY TAX CONSEQUENCES, IMMEDIATELY FROM ITS BROKER, BANK MANAGER, SOLICITOR, ACCOUNTANT O…

G4S International Finance plc announces tender offers and proposals for its €500,000,000 1.50 per cent. Notes due 2023, €500,000,000 1.50 per cent. Notes due 2024 and €550,000,000 1.875 per cent. Notes due 2025

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT RELATES TO THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION THAT QUALIFIED OR MAY HAVE QUALIFIED AS INSIDE INFORMATION WITHIN THE MEANING OF ARTICLE 7(1) OF THE MARKET ABUSE REGULATION (REGULATION (EU) NO. 596/2014, AS AMENDED).

Cancellation of Listing and Admission of Trading of G4S Shares

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OF SUCH JURISDICTION
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G4S Blogs

Off-Airport Cargo Screening in Hong Kong

G4S is playing a major role in the delivery of off-airport cargo screening services in Hong Kong, following the implementation of new strict security rules introduced by the Government.

Protecting Chemicals at Synthomer’s Operational Centre in Czech Republic

A revamped G4S security solution at the chemical industry company Synthomer’s operational centre in the Czech Republic ensures that employees and valuable assets are protected from potential threats.

Precision is the future for Museum Security in Denmark

Carsten Schmidt, Global Account Manager for G4S in Denmark and G4S Academy Integrated Solution Specialist, looks at what makes museum security successful and what the potential future developments are in protecting high value artworks.

Security beyond just access control in Mining and heavy industry

Mining is a hazardous occupation with elevated risks of injury, and the emphasis placed on health and safety has never been greater. G4S has a proud history of providing security at some of the world’s biggest mines.

Businesses use security tech to improve operations beyond safety

Tiago Jonaitis, Head of Electronic Security Systems for G4S in Brazil, explains how his team of experts in electronic security solutions have helped organisations customise their existing security technology to optimise other parts of their operations.

Concert Hall Latvia and securing its acoustic gems

Securing a cultural centre in Ventspils, Latvia, includes a responsive security system to keep the building safe in lockdown and when the hall opens again.
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G4S Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was G4S founded?

    G4S was founded in 1901.

  • Who are G4S key executives?

    G4S's key executives are Mohamed bin Aboud Al-Amoudi, Joe Sofra and Teresa Kasperbauer Sakazaki.

  • How many employees does G4S have?

    G4S has 533,000 employees.

  • What is G4S revenue?

    Latest G4S annual revenue is £7.8 b.

  • What is G4S revenue per employee?

    Latest G4S revenue per employee is £14.6 k.

  • Who are G4S competitors?

    Competitors of G4S include Genetec, GardaWorld and ADT.

  • Where is G4S headquarters?

    G4S headquarters is located at Southside, 105, Victoria St, Westminster, London.

  • Where are G4S offices?

    G4S has offices in London, Belfast, Sutton, Albany and in 245 other locations.

  • How many offices does G4S have?

    G4S has 265 offices.